Rural women, women empowerment
RWSFF targets social inclusion and access to disadvantaged learners, such as rural women, small-scale farmers in less-favoured areas, who feel social exclusion and limited market entry.
The aim of the project is to contribute to rural women’s empowerment by encouraging new trends “Fresh Food Economy” and agricultural entrepreneurship, as well as additional farm-related segments of the rural economy, contributing to generating income and employment, taking into account the adaptability of methods and technologies to meet local conditions in each partner's country.
• To put in place a sustainable process of empowerment and self-initiative of rural women (involved in agriculture or the agriculture supply chain) which will continue to evolve after the project’s completion.
• To promote the consumption of local and quality food from small producers.
• To share innovative models within rural areas and create a bridge between similar characteristics areas by diffusing project outcomes, learning tools and methods at local, national and international levels.
All the set goals are intertwined and strongly include the creation of conditions and educational materials for adult teaching, with a special focus on women in rural areas.